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Woking Park Outdoor Gym

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Woking Park Outdoor Gym

Woking Park Outdoor Gym

Gary Cordery By Gary Cordery

We want to provide an outdoor gym in Woking Park, encouraging more residents to make use of green spaces in the borough to keep active.

Woking Idea stage

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Wokings Play strategy has long identified the site as suitable for outdoor fitness equipment, and in order to deliver the strategy we are now looking to fulfill the fitness equipment aspect of it.
We will use an existing outdoor gym supplier to install and create the Outdoor Gym adding additional facilities for residents to make use of. Woking Park already has an excellent new play area, a thriving parkrun every Saturday and is home to Woking Leisure Centre & Pool in the Park, its central location and popularity make it an ideal sight for this type of facility.
Our next step is to get the gym equipment and installation ordered and in place and this is what we are looking to raise funds for with this project.

What we'll deliver:

  • Encourage use of Wokings Green Space.
  • Create additional free opportunities for residents to keep active and stay healthy.
  • Develop opportunities, through our partners to run organised exercise sessions for people to attend
  • Ensure once equipment is in place its maintained and is part of our routine inspection programme.
  • Provide additional value to existing boot camp operators who are mainly small independent local businesses.

Why it's a great idea:

Research shows that exercising outdoors boosts people’s physical and mental health more than going to indoor gyms, even in winter.

Outdoor gym’s offer plenty of fresh air, its fun, flexible (you can go when you want) and you can use it with friends and family.

Using it is FREE!

Steps to get it done:

  • Manage site works to ensure it is kept safe and that everything is installed in line with agreed plans.
  • Regularly inspect equipment once installed.
  • Ensure value for money with equipment that meets relevant safety standards.

Location Woking

About the space

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Woking Borough Council

How will the money be spent?Total £25,879

Cost to purchase and install outdoor gym - £19,500 (75%)
VAT for gym cost - £3,900 (15%)
Other - £2,479 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

Cost to purchase and install outdoor gym
VAT for gym cost
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  • Transaction Fees
  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT

Total £25,879

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